Sword Dancer Stakes

  • Location: Sarasota Race Course, Sarasota Springs, NY
  • Inaugural Race: 1975
  • Distance: 1 & 1/2 miles (12 furlongs)
  • Track Type: Left-handed, Turf
  • Age Qualifications: Three Year Olds and up
  • 2020 Purse: $500,000
  • 2020 Race Date: Saturday, August 29th
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2020 Sword Dancer Stakes Entries and Results

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Channel Maker
Manuel Franco
William I. Mott
$18.00
$7.30
$4.60
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Cross Border
Jose L. Ortiz
Michael J. Maker
$4.60
$3.00
2
Aquaphobia
Luis Saez
Michael J. Maker
$4.00
8
Sadler's Joy
Javier Castellano
Thomas Albertrani
5
Corelli
Joel Rosario
Jonathan Thomas
7
Pedro Cara (FR)
John R. Velazquez
H. Graham Motion
3
Marzo
Ricardo Santana, Jr.
Michael J. Maker

Exotic Payouts

$2 Exacta (4-6) $77.50
$2 Trifecta (4-6-2) $275.48
$2 Superfecta (4-6-2-8) $786.00


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The History of the Sword Dancer Stakes

First run in 1975, the Sword Dancer Stakes is a Grade I horse race run each year at the Saratoga Race Course. Named in honor of the 1959 Horse of the Year and Hall of Famer Sword Dancer, the race is also featured in the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series, allowing winners to compete in the Breeders' Cup Turf.